Day 1 Beijing:
Upon arrival at Beijing, your tour guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. Overnight in Beijing.
Day 2 Beijing:
After breakfast, visit the Tiananmen Square, the largest city square in the world. From Tiananmen Square enter the Forbidden City. This massive complex was the center of the Ming and Qing dynasties. With almost 10,000 rooms, this well-preserved imperial palace is the largest in the world. This afternoon you tour the magnificent Temple of Heaven, a Ming Temple where the emperors performed annual rites essential for the well Beijing of their land. Overnight in Beijing.
Day 3 Beijing:
After breakfast, today you will experience the splendour of the Great Wall of China, the pride of China and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is an amazing man-made structure built over 2000 years ago to protect China from northern invaders. After lunch, you visit the Summer Palace, which is the largest and best preserved of all the imperial palace gardens, and boasts such delights as the “Marble Boat” and the ornately painted “Long Corridor”. On the way back to the hotel, you have to stop at National Museum Stadium (bird Nets) and Water Cube and take some pictures outside. Overnight in Beijing.
Day 4 Beijing- Xian:
After breakfast, transfer to the railway station for a High Speed Train riding to Xi’an. You arrive in Xi’an at around 14:00 pm, then begin city exploration. First take you to Big Goose Pagoda, which was built 1,200 years ago, and now is the symbol of the old-line Xian. Next a visit to the Ancient City Wall which was erected in the 14th century Ming Dynasty. It is the best preserved, as well as the oldest and largest of the city defence systems in China. Overnight in Xian.
Day 5 Xian:After breakfast, the day begins with a visit to the vast treasure of the underground army of the Terra-
Cotta Warriors. They are to be found at the archaeological site which so far has yielded some 8,000 ancient terra-cotta soldiers and horses, each a unique, finely detailed sculpture. This afternoon, visit the Ancient City Wall which was erected in the 14th century Ming dynasty. It is the best preserved, as well as the oldest and largest of the city defence systems in China. This afternoon, you visit the Banpo Neolithic Museum, the first museum built on the site of historical relics in China. It was built in 1957 at the base of the excavation site of Banpo Village. This evening enjoy a spectacular Tang Dynasty Dinner Show. Overnight in Xian.
Day 6 Xian – Chonqing:
After breakfast, in the morning you will fly to Chongqing. After arrival, you tour Chongqing Zoo to see the giant pandas and the cat like small pandas as well as their off-springs. Next you head off to visit the Ciqikou Old Town, a well-preserved traditional and cultural district in the outskirt of the city. Afterwards, you will be transferred to pier, where you board the cruse for pre-check in. Overnight in Cruise.
Day 7 Chonquing – Yangtze Cruise:
Depart from Chongqing on your voyage. You take shore excursion to Shibaozhai Pagod (Or Fengdu). Overnight in cruise.
Day 8 Yangtze Cruise:
Today you pass through Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge. Then you take a shore excursion to the Shennong stream. Overnight in Shanghai.
Day 9 Yangtze Cruise – Yichang – Shanghai:
After breakfast, your tour begins with People Square, a spectacular space in the heart of the city. It is a vast green area including plants and trees and surrounded by great buildings on all sides. Visit the Shanghai Museum a unique and inspiring piece of architecture, home to more than 1,20,000 cultural relics of ancient China, including a priceless collection of Jade, bronze, ceramics, paintings, furniture, etc. then walk to Nanjing pedestrian road, the first commercial street in Shanghai. Next to the Bund, which is now surrounded by about 50 various buildings of different architectural styles including Gothic, Baroque, Romanesque, Classicism and Renaissance. Move on to the Yuyuan Garden, a classical Ming dynasty Garden with pavilions, towers and terraces, followed by the Shanghai Bazaar. It is teemed with a great number of small streets and lanes where vendors sell their products and food stuff to the tourists and locals. In the end we arrive at Tianzifang, which has transformed itself from legacy residential architectures and factories into an artsy area housing bars, cafes, craft shops, design studios, galleries and boutiques. You will have time on your own here, or can go back to your hotel with your guide. Overnight in Shanghai.
Day 10 Shanghai:
After breakfast, today is at leisure until your transfer to the airport for flight to home.